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Genus Eupelmus

Wasp ID - Eupelmus - female W2 - Eupelmus vesicularis - female Bracypterous wasp - Eupelmus vesicularis - female Brachypterous ?eupelmid parasitoid of Calycomyza solidaginis - Eupelmus vesicularis - female Wasp ? - Eupelmus cyaniceps - female Eupelmid ex Diplolepis - Eupelmus dryohizoxeni - female Wasp - Eupelmus epicaste Wasp - Eupelmus vesicularis - Eupelmus vesicularis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Eupelmidae
Subfamily Eupelminae
Genus Eupelmus
Explanation of Names
Eupelmus Dalman 1820
close to 50 spp. in our area, >300 spp. worldwide(1)
Most species are primary or secondary larval/pupal parasitoids of insects in concealed locations. [comment by Gary Gibson]